Ray Lobo 31POSTS


A Cuban-American obsessed with documentaries and anything by Kubrick, Haneke, Breillat, or McQueen. If he is not watching films in his hometown of Miami, he is likely travelling somewhere in Asia enjoying okonomiyaki or pho.

The Sit-In: Review

THE SIT-IN:  HARRY BELAFONTE HOSTS THE TONIGHT SHOW In 1968 The Tonight Show host Johnny Carson handed over hosting duties for an entire week to

Carving The Divine: Review

CARVING THE DIVINE:  BUDDHIST SCULPTORS OF JAPAN:  REVIEW The documentary genre is as varied a genre as they come.  Some documentaries are poetic, some are

Surge: Review

Director Aneil Karia’s Surge is a character study of a man unravelling.  Joseph (Ben Whishaw) lives an atomized existence.   He works as a security

The Story Of Looking

Life offers us an abundance of paradoxes.  Director Mark Cousins reads a Twitter post in his documentary The Story of Looking that presents us

The Doll: Review

The short documentary The Doll, by director Elahe Esmaili, allows us a peek into the phenomenon of teenage marriages in Iran.  The Doll proves